Asian shares were trading higher in the early trade following rise in US stocks. The Nifty futures on Singapre Stock Exchange (SGX) were trading 53 points higher, indicating a positive opening for the market.
Here's a look at the top stocks that may hog the limelight in today's session -
Lupin: Drug maker Lupin said a court in Europe has upheld a decision to impose a fine of 40 million euros (over Rs 325 crore) on the company by European Commission (EC) in a litigation over blood pressure lowering drug Perindopril.
PSU bank stocks: Shares of public sector banks (PSBs) are likely to remain in focus today as new RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das will meet with the heads of public sector banks today.
Punjab & Sind Bank: The banks will raise equity via QIP upto Rs 5 billion and issue bonds worth Rs 15 billion in next 12 months. To issue five crore equity shares to employees.
Sun Pharma: The drug major’s Taro has received tentative ANDA approval for Dapsone by the USFDA.
Strides Pharma: The company's Singapore arm has received USFDA approval for Lidocaine Ointment, which is used to numb the skin. This drug will be immediately launched by the company in the US.